Christopher Trucillo was the Director of Public Safety for John Jay College of Criminal Justice/The City University of New York from May 2009 to July 2010. He was responsible for the safety and security of over 12,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as the college's physical assets. John Jay College is a recognized leader in scholarly research on criminal justice and a premier academic institution drawing students from around the world.
Chief Trucillo has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Rutgers University as well as a minor in Sociology. The Chief earned his Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University's School of Criminal Justice in 1991, receiving the Edward Manzione Award for Outstanding Achievement. The Chief is also a graduate of the 29th Session of FBI National Executive Institute and the FBI National Academy.
Currently the Chief is an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University teaching in the graduate program for the College of Education and Human Services. The Chief also serves on the First Responders Advisory Board for Bergen Community College in Bergen County, New Jersey.
Some of the Chief's professional associations include the International Association of Chiefs of Police, The American Academy of Professional Law Enforcement, the New Jersey Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates, the Essex County Chiefs Association, the Hudson County Chiefs Association and the American Society for Industrial Security.